Hospitality workers at two Atlantic City casinos voted for it issue permission to strike On Tuesday with the possibility of approx 1000 workers If an agreement is not reached by July 30, they will go to the picket lines.
It was widely believed that workers at the Golden Nugget and Resorts could check details with management to give them much importance. Wage increasebetter housekeeping workload standards and job protection in a new four-year contract.
Five Atlantic City casinos avoided a strike over the Fourth of July weekend, and two others, Bally’s and Ocean, had already signed contracts with workers’ representatives.
Resorts President and CEO Mark Gianantonio issued a statement to a news outlet that read:It has been the strategy of the leadership of Local 54 to issue a strike vote before negotiations with real estate in Atlantic City. We look forward to meeting with the union and negotiating in good faith an amicable settlement for team members and the resort.“
The workers want the same conditions that other members have approved
particle for direct object Union countries Agreements already made with other casinos in the city have terms they are willing to accept. The contracts covered about 6,000 casino workers at Hard Rock, MGM Borgata, and Caesars Entertainment under the management of Caesars, Harrah’s, and Tropicana. It was approved by the members on Monday By accepting 99% of covered workers.
“We want to sit down, but there is no negotiation. This is the contract, this is what we want. This is what everyone else has. This is what we deserveAccording to this report, a member of the negotiating committee, Jay Iger said.
The labor negotiation committee announced earlier It is scheduled to be presented New agreements approved for casino management,Ask them to accept terms already agreed upon by their competitorsAccording to an announcement on the Unite website HERE.
In addition to providing livelihood for Tipped and non-tipped workersMembers of the city’s biggest casinos all enjoy increased job opportunities and job protections, fully funded pensions and family health care. The workload of housekeeping improvements was also secured to ensure its occupancy Rooms should be cleaned daily.
Eight GCGC casinos in Ontario have a Friday deadline
In Canada, 8 major Canadian gaming companies (GCGC) Casinos across Ontario face a Friday deadline set by Canada’s largest private sector union, Unifor. A total of 1830 workers covered by the bargaining unit Voted to strike If an agreement with the management is not possible Friday midnight.
Unifor National Secretary and Treasurer Lana Payne said in a union press release:Casino owners are back after pandemic-related shutdowns.
“Our goal at the negotiating table is to share some of these gains with the workers who make casinos successful.“
Almost all elements of the casino and hospitality operations will be Under the influence of a strike including cashiering, food and beverage, guest services, housekeeping, cooking and kitchen, maintenance, security, slots and table games.
In addition to the desire to convert some part-time jobs to full-time jobs, Unifor has prioritized wages, benefits and pensions in ongoing negotiations.
About 1,500 workers across Casino Ajax, Casino Woodbine, Great Blue Heron Casino, Pickering Casino Resort, Shorelines Casino Peterborough, and Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands are represented by Unifor. about 300 employees In two other features of GCGC – Brantford casino elementsAnd 30 security personnel at Elements Casino Mohawk bringing the total number of potential attackers to 1,830.
Source: More than 1,800 Ontario casino workers prepare to strike amid contract talksCBC News, July 18, 2022